20°C / 22°C
  • Wed
  • 25°C
  • 12°C
  • Thu
  • 27°C
  • 12°C
  • Fri
  • 29°C
  • 15°C
  • Sat
  • 26°C
  • 14°C
  • Sun
  • 28°C
  • 14°C
  • Mon
  • 29°C
  • 14°C
  • Wed
  • 29°C
  • 17°C
  • Thu
  • 25°C
  • 18°C
  • Fri
  • 25°C
  • 17°C
  • Sat
  • 29°C
  • 17°C
  • Sun
  • 25°C
  • 18°C
  • Mon
  • 24°C
  • 16°C
  • Wed
  • 26°C
  • 14°C
  • Thu
  • 29°C
  • 14°C
  • Fri
  • 30°C
  • 16°C
  • Sat
  • 29°C
  • 16°C
  • Sun
  • 30°C
  • 15°C
  • Mon
  • 32°C
  • 17°C
  • Wed
  • 26°C
  • 12°C
  • Thu
  • 29°C
  • 14°C
  • Fri
  • 29°C
  • 14°C
  • Sat
  • 29°C
  • 16°C
  • Sun
  • 28°C
  • 15°C
  • Mon
  • 31°C
  • 15°C
  • Wed
  • 26°C
  • 19°C
  • Thu
  • 28°C
  • 21°C
  • Fri
  • 27°C
  • 23°C
  • Sat
  • 27°C
  • 22°C
  • Sun
  • 28°C
  • 22°C
  • Mon
  • 28°C
  • 23°C
  • Wed
  • 23°C
  • 18°C
  • Thu
  • 24°C
  • 19°C
  • Fri
  • 22°C
  • 18°C
  • Sat
  • 23°C
  • 18°C
  • Sun
  • 22°C
  • 19°C
  • Mon
  • 22°C
  • 18°C
  • Wed
  • 33°C
  • 19°C
  • Thu
  • 28°C
  • 16°C
  • Fri
  • 34°C
  • 15°C
  • Sat
  • 34°C
  • 20°C
  • Sun
  • 29°C
  • 18°C
  • Mon
  • 28°C
  • 15°C
  • Wed
  • 28°C
  • 18°C
  • Thu
  • 22°C
  • 17°C
  • Fri
  • 27°C
  • 16°C
  • Sat
  • 27°C
  • 18°C
  • Sun
  • 25°C
  • 18°C
  • Mon
  • 21°C
  • 16°C
  • Wed
  • 28°C
  • 15°C
  • Thu
  • 31°C
  • 15°C
  • Fri
  • 31°C
  • 17°C
  • Sat
  • 30°C
  • 18°C
  • Sun
  • 32°C
  • 16°C
  • Mon
  • 35°C
  • 17°C
  • Wed
  • 29°C
  • 14°C
  • Thu
  • 33°C
  • 16°C
  • Fri
  • 33°C
  • 14°C
  • Sat
  • 30°C
  • 17°C
  • Sun
  • 35°C
  • 16°C
  • Mon
  • 33°C
  • 14°C
  • Wed
  • 25°C
  • 14°C
  • Thu
  • 28°C
  • 16°C
  • Fri
  • 28°C
  • 16°C
  • Sat
  • 27°C
  • 17°C
  • Sun
  • 28°C
  • 15°C
  • Mon
  • 28°C
  • 16°C
  • Wed
  • 25°C
  • 18°C
  • Thu
  • 23°C
  • 18°C
  • Fri
  • 23°C
  • 17°C
  • Sat
  • 25°C
  • 17°C
  • Sun
  • 21°C
  • 18°C
  • Mon
  • 22°C
  • 16°C

DA calls for appointment of permanent SABC board

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says that the appointment of an interim board at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will only serve to benefit the African National Congress (ANC).

The SABC headquarters in Auckland Park. Picture: SABC.

JOHANNESBURG – The Democratic Alliance (DA) says that the appointment of an interim board at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will only serve to benefit the African National Congress (ANC).

Last year, the portfolio committee of Communications last year said that the process of filling the eight vacancies on the board would begin early this month but this has not happened.

DA Shadow Minister of Communications Phumzile van Damme says that they want the process of appointing a new board to be made public.

“An interim board will allow for the ANC to appoint individuals onto the SABC board who would be at the beck and call of Luthuli House and going into an election, this is not a desirable situation.

"The DA, therefore, wants a proper appointment of a permanent board with a thorough and rigorous assessment of their qualifications, independence and experience."

(Edited by Leeto M Khoza)

Comments

EWN welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

- Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
- Sexism
- Homophobia
- Religious intolerance
- Cyber bullying
- Hate speech
- Derogatory language
- Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the EWN community a safe and welcoming space for all.

EWN reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

EWN is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

comments powered by Disqus